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Marketing Associate 👩‍💻

We’re looking for a highly motivated, fun-loving Marketing Associate who can learn quickly and isn't afraid of getting stuck in. The perfect role for a graduate who has worked in marketing a few years.
About Yum Bug

At Yum Bug we turn insects into delicious foods people love and recognise like burgers, mince and nuggets. Our bug-based foods aren't just great for the planet but are also great for you with about 30% more protein than beef.

We have had backing from the likes of Holly Branson (Virgin), Peter Norris (Virgin), Carl Pei (Nothing, One Plus), James Frost (Gay Times).


We’re on a mission to change perceptions and take edible insects mainstream. To do this Yum Bug is building a world-class team of fun-loving, ambitious people, and we’d love you to be one of them! 


As a Marketing Associate you’ll be responsible for a variety of marketing-related jobs at Yum Bug. This is a fantastic opportunity to shape the future of food and play a critical role in our growth and journey.

You’ll be:
  • Primarily helping secure influencers and partnerships with other brands on social media

  • Get influencers / press along to our restaurant listings

  • Creating content and managing our social media pages (primarily Instagram and TikTok)

  • Writing press releases at key moments

  • Writing and publishing our monthly newsletter ‘The Crunch’

  • Helping to plan and organise events

  • Occasionally working on weekends (ie. at events / working to a deadline)

  • Jumping in to help other team members every so often, when necessary

What you need to do the job effectively:
  • Need to be an outgoing person who is great at building relationships

  • Degree or similar in a related field of study (English, Media, Social, Business)

  • Ability to come up with fun / engaging content ideas and make them happen

  • High quality writing ability – for press releases and newsletter

  • Must be able to learn fast (this is super important!)

  • Not be afraid of hard work and occasionally pulling long hours!

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Speak, read and write in perfect English

Bonus (but not at all essential): 
  • Experience managing an Instagram / TikTok page

  • Experience building brand and influencer partnerships

  • Experience creating content

  • Experience planning / running events

  • Experience writing press releases

Who You Are

Your character and values are just as important to us as your experience and skills. We only hire really kind people!

Values we’d love from you:
  • Have a growth mindset

  • Value being organised

  • Sense of humour with a healthy dose of humility

  • Gains energy from being around others – and interested in others.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit

  • Loves learning to self improve and support others

  • Loves solving problems

  • A fan of 360 degree feedback

What You'll Get

£27k – £30k per annum, company share options, a real opportunity to shape the future of food with a fun and ambitious team in role of a lifetime (we think!), and have a blast along the way!

How to Apply
  • Click the 'Apply' button below or email ''

  • Subject the email 'Marketing Associate – Your Full Name'. So if your name is Lucy Jones it would be 'Marketing Associate – Lucy Jones'. Important you follow this we wont see it otherwise!

Please Send
  • CV

  • Cover letter explaining why you’d like to join us

Applications assessed on a rolling basis (higher chance of success the sooner you apply)

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